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CNN
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am PST
inside the white house, president obama is about to officially begin his second term. we're counting down to today's swearing in ceremony in the blue room les than an hour from now. we're looking ahead to all the festivities tomorrow. let's go to the national mall right now. cnn's anderson cooper is standing by. anderson? >> wolf, thanks very much. it is a glorious day out here. hundreds of thousands of people are expected to gather here tomorrow for the public inauguration ceremony. we, of course, will bring all of that to you live. president obama will take his place on stage in front of the capital and take the oath of office, again, and deliver his inaugural address. only minutes left to go in president obama's first term. we have a new snapshot of the way americans view the country right now. john king is here with his magic wall. what do you see? >> as the president prepares to take that oath, are the american people with him as he heads into a second term? how do they feel about this? our brand-new poll shows this, people think things are going well in the country. 51
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 2:00pm PST
of the white house, and they keep a daily routine. mrs. obama is up early, sometimes 4:30 a.m., letting bo out and hitting the gym before her daughters wake up. the president starts working out before she wraps up. the girls head off to class at washington's prestigious sidwell friends private school and the president walks to the oval office around 8:30. almost every night the family gathers for dinner together at 6:30 p.m. >> they're not the least bit interested in his day. they're interested in her day, and that's such a relief to have those quality moments. >> reporter: the girls go to bed around 9:30. the president, a night owl, stays up working and reading, ki letting bo out one last time often before midnight. >> as many of you know, your president, he is handsome. >> reporter: the first couple carves out time for each other. >> got to keep the romance alive, even in the white house. >> reporter: that means dates and dinners out with friends like they did thursday for the first lady's birthday, visiting one of washington's top restaurants, cafe milano. they're notorious
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 11:00am EST
. >>> we're across from the white house where president obama is getting ready to take the oath of office. >>> and here on the national mall, everything is in place for a huge party and all of america is invited. >>> a president who broke barriers and inspired the nation four years ago now begins a second term. a second chance to restore hope and bring change. >> despite all the hardship we've been through, despite all the frustrations of washington. i've never been more hopeful about our future. and i ask you to sustain that hope. >> the pomp, the parade, the inaugural balls will come tomorrow, but this is the day that truly mattered. when the president must raise his hand and swear to protect and defend the constitution. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >>> we're here in the heart of washington, d.c., with spectacular views of the u.s. capitol and the national mall. a two-day inaugural event is getting under way in this city, beginning here at the white house. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. the presidential review
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
. former domestic policy direct or four the obama/biden campaign. and jen saki and former obama white house deputy communication's director now seep your vice president and manager director at global strategy group, i public affairs and research firm and back at the table, democratic governor mallory of connecticut. good to have you back, governor. >> good to be back. >> we're going live to the vice president's residence of the naval observatory in washington by his swearing in of supreme court justice sonya sotomayer and the vice presidency is a job biden said he didn't want. in 2007, he told a reporter in iowa and this is an amazing quote which somehow doesn't get played enough -- i absolutely can say with certainty i would not be anybody's vice president, period, end of story, guaranteed, will not do it. in the spring of 2008, according to the atlantic magazine, consultant mike mcdonald said, you mean to tell me if an african-american tells you he needs you on the ticket in order to win you'll say no? biden did not and has since proven to be a kwooe force in the obama administration. las
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm EST
at-risk kids in washington, d.c., were the signature causes of mrs. obama's first term in the white house. cnn has learned she has been working on a second-term agenda since december. and she may pick up a new cause, valerie jarrett, a top adviser to the president, is a longtime friend to the first couple. >> she's going to take on issues that she cares passionate will by. she wants to make sure her heart is in it and she can give it the energy it deserves. >> reporter: but the first lady's top priority is her family. >> at the end of the day, my most important title is still mom in chief. my daughters are still the heart of my heart and the center of my world. >> reporter: living in the most famous house in the world, the obamas have tried to stay grounded. >> i always tell my friends that i still recognize them. they haven't become some other crazy kids. >> reporter: they have some help from the first lady's mother, marian robinson, who lives on the third floor of the white house, and they keep a daily routine. mrs. obama is up early, sometimes 4:30 a.m., letting bo out and hittin
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 4:00am PST
because, in fact, they are lame ducks. the obama white house has studied this very, very closely. they know the perils of the second term. they think they can avoid the worst pitfalls, first of all, they are saying there's no scandals on the horizon but believe they can avoid the worst by having a focused agenda and moving fast. >> we'll see if they can. george, thank you very much. george will have a special inauguration edition of "this week" this morning. white house sneen yore adviser david plouffe and eva longoria. >> we'll be live tomorrow beginning at 7:00 a.m. with george and josh elliott co-anchoring a special edition of "good morning america" from washington. >>> but we'll turn now to some very dramatic video and we want to warn you some viewers may find this hard to watch. a failed assassination attempt that played out on stage in front of a large audience. a prominent political leader was speaking when he suddenly had a gun pointed at his face. what happened next may be pure luck. abc's alex marquardt has the story. >> reporter: the would-be assassin bounded across th
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am EST
blue room at the white house barack obama will take the oath of office in a small private ceremony. tomorrow the big public swearing in. coming up, we're going to talk to george stephanopoulos about how much the president can really get done in a second term. >> their ceremony will be a bit more subdued than a four years ago. >> a little smaller. >>> also new details about the alleged mastermind behind the fake dead girlfriend hoax involving college football star manti te'o. who is he, and has he ever done anything like this before? >> there's a lot of eerie similarities between the life of the alleged hoaxster and the character he is accused of inventing. >>> you may have heard about the uproar over the stunning, shocking discovery that subway's footlong subs are sometimes shorter than advertised. ron claiborne is drawing up litigation as we speak. we were able to get an official response. from the company overnight. wait till you hear how they are playing this one. >> we are going to have food on set to test this out. >>> but first new details are emerging about how the deadly st
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 2:00pm EST
jones has been there, he's a cnn contributor, former obama white house official. glad to have you with us. >> when there are these big events, doesn't get any bigger than an inauguration, what's he like? >> loves it i think everybody knows, the big game days, that's when he's at his best. and i think it's not just about the inauguration. i think it's found his game. he's like a michael jordan mode. remember back in the 1990s, michael jordan would go on a tear, he would keep scoring the same way and nobody could stop him. and the announcer would say, oh my god he's going to score every time. >> i think he's like that now. i think he's figured out how to play the role well. it showed today when he was getting sworn in. >> there's an article in the "new york times," talking about the obamas, saying these were isolated and sort of more of washington than when he came in and were very aggressively were not of washington. we're going to make change. because we're not of washington. do you agree with her assessment? >> well you know, i haven't read that piece, i think that they have grow
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
white house. then tomorrow on the steps of the capitol -- >> i barack hussein obama -- >> reporter: -- on martin luther king's birthday, the president will take the oath again, honoring king and his favorite president, abraham lincoln. >> the fate of human dignity in our hands, now, now, now. >> reporter: mr. obama will place his hand on two bibles, one that king used, one that lincoln used. ♪ then it's the parade. the route has been secured. the floats are ready to roll down pennsylvania avenue. ♪ this girl is on fire >> reporter: while there will only be two inaugural balls, they are star studded. alicia keyes, brad paisley, jennifer hudson. ♪ and i waited for you but you never showed ♪ >> reporter: but before all the pomp and parties, the president took part again in what he calls the national day of service. >> this inauguration should also be an affirmation that we're all in this together. >> reporter: so the first family grabbed some paintbrushes at a local elementary school. >> i need to get some power tools. >> reporter: already the people's lawn is seeing plenty of
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
obama telling her father, you didn't mess up. this evening, the scene inside the white house, outside, the unprecedented security. what they're doing for this inugation, they've never done before. >>> the other news tonight, after the siege, a clearer picture emerging this evening of th the horror. inside that deadly hostage trap. investigators discover more bodies. >>> the fall-out after the football star breaks his silence. what we've now learn after that elaborate hoax. and back in washington, what a ball. tonight we go back. who did frank sinatra perform for? who decided we needed more than one of these inaugural balls? >> good evening, from our nation's capital tonight. we are here this evening as the nation prepares to witness the moment that comes once every four years, the presidential inauguration. the constitution requires the inauguration to be held on january 20th, but because the day is sunday, the nation will see it play out tomorrow just behind me at the capital. quietly today, chief justice john roberts administering the oath of office in a private ceremony. the first
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am EST
white house blue room. >> president obama's immediate family will attend the event as chief justice john roberts administers the owe. you may recall the president took the oath twice in 2009 when the chief justice flubbed the oath. i hate to say that but he flubbed the oath at the public swearing-in. >> all that is being saved for tomorrow for the public swearing-in. they began their whirlwind weekend on saturday helping to spruce up an elementary school. it was part of the national day of service. >> last night it is wa party time when first lady,my will show obama, and daughters, sasha and malia, hosted an event for military families and their kids. usher and katy perry were among the performers >>> we have other events to cover as well. including a bloody end to the hostage crisis and stunning video from bulgaria. a man pulling a gun on a political leader. no shots were fired. >>> the second inauguration of barack obama. he came here four years ago amid high hopes and great expectations. the second time around, there will definitely be a different feel to this year's inauguration. >>
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 5:30pm PST
president obama is officially sworn in for his second term ahead of the ceremonial swearing in on inauguration day monday. the expectations are high and nbc's kristen welker is at the white house to tell us more, kristen? >> reporter: lester, good evening. president obama has knocked out an ambitious second-term agenda, including gun reform and immigration, but if he wants to accomplish those goals he'll have to act quickly. president obama kicking off his inauguration weekend by lending a hand to the nationwide day of service. >> this inauguration we're going to be, it's a symbol of how our democracy works and how we peacefully transfer power, but it should also be an affirmation that we're all in this together. >> reporter: but there are still deep divides, including an upcoming deadline over the debt ceiling which is the nation's borrowing limit. this week's top republicans offered a new plan that would increase the limit for three months and require congress to pass the budget within that time frame or else no pay. >> so we're saying is, we will extend the debt limit until the
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 11:00am PST
. >>> president obama enters his second term with a country and a congress divided. >> white house officials say his inaugural address tomorrow will be hopeful. we'll ask a former speech writer for president reagan what the president needs to say to set a positive tone for the next four years. we're back in a moment. this is america. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. >>> welcome back. everybody, president obama was sworn in for a second term earlier this afternoon. he got some big hugs from his wife and his two daughters. there are some people who are not so happy that he won the election. thak a look at the poll numbers, a new cnn/"time" magazine/orc poll, shows the president's approval rating is 55%, 43% disapprove of the way he's doing his job. breakdown, 92% of democrats say they approve. 13% of republicans say the presid
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
the obama white house about a year ago. she's with us now on inauguration day here on the national mall. melody, four years ago, it was history. it was hope. it was change. as this president begins the second term, still a sluggish economy, a polarized political environment, what is the number one challenge as he prepares to address the american people tomorrow? >> well, i still think it is about the hope of the american people, and it is still historic, the second inauguration of this president. but at the same time, obviously, it's going to be working with congress to get the economy moving, moving forward in terms of the big initiatives that the president considers to be so important with regard to immigration reform, implementation of health care reform and making sure that everybody has an opportunity, has a shot at the american dream. >> you mentioned health care reform. you know, republicans would say he did that first last time. he got in our face. that ruined the environment. i know each side blames the other side. i don't want to revisit history, but as the president pick
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am EST
, especially first lady, michelle obama's white house garden that inspires many people to cook with local foods. >>> that wasn't the only ball going on last night. >> darcy spencer has a look at one of the early inaugural balls. >> reporter: the stage was set with star performers at the kids' inaugural ball at the washington convention center, and usher kicked it off. ♪ >> reporter: the event hosted by first lady michelle obama and jill biden was a member of military and their families. >> when i think about what makes america great, i think about all of you, our men and women in uniform and our military spouses and our amazing military kids. >> the concert was one of several events held across the district two days before the second inauguration of president barack obama. and the illinois state society hosted a gala, and these women travelled from wisconsin to take in the events. >> it has been fantastic. a lot going on, different foods and activities, and it's been wonderful. >> reporter: and there was a gala in honor of the tuesday 63 tkpwae airman. >> it's indescribable, really. it
CBS
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
national ceremony. at 11:55, president barack obama will be sworn in at the white house. and at 8:00 tomorrow night, the president and vice-president will attend a celebration at the national building museum. >>> whether you're going to the inauguration or watching from home, we've got you covered. join andrea roan and mike haddock tomorrow for the official swearing in. on monday we're everywhere from the inauguration ceremony, the parade and balls. our coverage starts at 4:00 in the morning and goes until 7:30 in the evening. later be sure to join us for a special one-hour edition of the news from 11:00 until midnight. we'll be streaming live coverage on the wusa 9 app. if you're going to be at the inauguration, we want to hear you from you. send your videos and photos to our special wusa 9 platform. >>> tonight the hostage situation in algeria is over but the fate of many hostages remains a mystery. army forces stormed the gas plant where islamic militants were holding foreign workers hostage. the gunmen planned to blow up the complex. 23 hostages are confirmed dead. the fate of tw
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
now, a live look at the white house as president obama will be sworn into office in a small private ceremony at 8:55 this morning. earlier this morning, the president attended a wreath laying ceremony at arlington national cemetery before making his way back to the white house. vice president joe biden also was officially sworn in at the naval observatory just before 5:30 this morning. the big public celebration will happen tomorrow. coming up in about 20 minutes, our own political analyst larry gerston will join us live from washington, d.c., with more of what we can expect from the president during his second term after the parties have wound down. >>> an elite group of american heroes is set to embark on a pretty important challenge. they already sacrificed on the battlefield, and later this month they will push themselves to the physical limit again to climb mount fill a man jar oh. >> we appreciate it very much. >> reporter: for some the price of war is paid in limbs. and for a few, the heroics extend far beyond the battlefield. >> it's very, very interesting to get a chance to
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
life to the walls of a senior center, and as required by the constitution, president obama will take the oath at the white house tomorrow. then again monday in a grand ceremony at the capitol. >>> and you can experience the inauguration with us right here on nbc bay area on line and on air. on the web we will streamline video, and we will have photo galleries, as well. our political analyst, larry gerston, will be at the inauguration. he's in d.c. already. we'll have live reports starting tomorrow morning on "today in the bay." >>> hundreds of people in the bay area spent this national day of service building homes for other people. the volunteers rolled up their sleeves for habitat for humanity in daly city. the group planned to build condos for 36 families. when those condos are complete, families from marin, san francisco, and san mateo counties upwill get the keys. >> the workers are building homes and yards, putting the roof shingles on. it's a real experience that is like none other in the bay area. >> construction will continue for the next few months. as in all habitat for hu
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
capital. president obama led to the inaugural parade to the white house. at one point they got out of the limousine and walked the parade route. [cheers and applause] >> president barack obama. [cheers and applause] >> president barack obama and first lady michelle obama. [cheers and applause] >> wendy -- one of the many balls held that night was the commander in chief called, began in 2005, open to members of the military and the guests. they danced with members of the military and the president made some remarks. ♪ >> thank you. thank you all for coming. [applause] thank you. [applause] thank you so much. thanks to all of you. tonight i have the very special honor as being known as the guy who accompanied michelle obama to the ball. i want to start by thanking tonight's co hosts, the senior enlisted advisors of the five branches of the united states armed forces. [applause] i want to acknowledge the joint chiefs of staff, the chairmen of the joint chiefs of staff, who are here with us as well. thank you, gentlemen. i also want to recognize some very special guests. three hundred w
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 1:20pm EST
. president obama was officially sworn in earlier today at the white house. we will show the public swearing in tomorrow from the west side of the capital. life inauguration coverage starts at 7:00 a.m. eastern. hosted a brunch for some of the newly elected women of congress. some of them spoke at the event, including elizabeth warren. house democratic leader nancy pelosi addressed the gathering. the congress consists of a record 20 women now serving in the u.s. senate. this is about 45 minutes. first, we will take a look at some of the events today, including the swearing in of vice president biden. >> ladies and gentlemen, the vice-president of the united states and dr. by and accompanied by supreme court justice sonya sotomayor. [applause] >> and the vice-president has asked we bless this occasion with prayer. so let us pray. the profit micah proclaims you have been told what is good and what the lord require review. only to do justice and love good this and what horribly with your guide. gracious god, at this moment in our history, we ask your blessing on your servant joseph as
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:30pm EST
campaign, it took all of a half a minute for president obama today to take the oath that officially starts his second term in office. without pomp or pageantry, it was a simple affair in the white house blue room, with his wife and daughters at his side. the president fulfilling you the constitutional requirement of being sworn in on 290th of january. thousands have descended on this city tonight to share in tomorrow's traditional public swearing in and inaugural parade and witness the start of the second half of barack obama's historic presidency. we have full coverage of the second inauguration and we start with nbc's peter alexander across the street from the white house at lafayette park. peter, good evening. >> reporter: lester, good evening to you. the first family will watch that inaugural parade right behind us. that is pennsylvania avenue and the thank is the reviewing stand where they will i is before the festivities can begin, the president today had to take care of some constitutional business. the ceremony was intimate as it was brief. inside the white house, joined by his imm
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 2:00am PST
white house, president obama will take the oath for the second time in the second term in office. america has great expectations for president obama and at the same time the country is divided on issues important to everyone. the president is promising to bring the country together. can he? what will his agenda look like in the next four years? tonight we're going to find out with top advisers and experts. let's get started. joining me now is massachusetts's governor, president obama's campaign co-chairman. welcome. how are you governor? >> good evening, piers. i'm well. how are you? >> i'm very well. excited by inauguration weekend. the first one i have covered since i have been at cnn. palpable, i think, anticipation in the air about what kind of barack obama we're going to see now that perhaps the shackles are off in the sense that he doesn't have to worry about being re-elected. he's got four years left and it's an opportunity for him to really go for it. >> well, i think we're going to see a president with a new level and a new kind of resolve as we did through the campaign.
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am PST
place in a wreath laying ceremony. mr. obama will then return to the white house. he will be there just before noon for his official swearing in ceremony. >> the mily will attend today's event as supreme court chief justice roberts administers the first oath before they do it tomorrow. they did it back in 2009 when he flubbed his lines. they did it one more time to make sure it stuck. >> the pomp and pageantry is saved for tomorrow. the parade down pennsylvania avenue. obamas began their whirlwind weekend on saturday. they helped spruce up an elementary as a national day of service. >> last night it was party time. first lady michelle obama and daughters sasha and malia hosted an event for military families. usher and katy perry attended. >>> a bloody end to the hostage crisis in al year ya. and stunning video from bulgaria. here it is. a man pulls a gun on a political leader. no shots were fired. >> very scary moment. let's begin with the second inauguration of barack obama. he came here four years ago amid high hopes and great expectations. but the second time around, well, there
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 8:30am PST
wedded in the blue room of the white house where we just saw the president sworn in. so president obama has been sworn in for a second term. here's what's coming up on inauguration day tomorrow. the president and mrs. obama attend services at st. john's episcopal church across from the white house at 8:45 in the morning. at 10:45 they will leave the white house for the capitol. the inaugural ceremonies there begin at 11:0 and include the ceremonial swearing-in of vice president biden and then at 11:55 president obama will be sworn in again by chief justice roberts. at noon, he will deliver his inaugural address. and that is followed by lunch at the capital. then around 2:30 the president will lead a procession back to the white house where he and the first lady will watch the inaugural parade along pennsylvania avenue. if you can't be here, the best place to watch is right where you are. our cbs news live coverage begins tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. eastern time with a special three-hour edition of cbs this morning with charlie rose, norah o'donnell and gail king. at 10:00 a.m. eastern time bo
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 3:00am EST
. >> the white house will hold a private swearing in ceremony for president obama. not to be outdone, on sunday, republicans will hold a private swearing at ceremony for president obama. nasal congestion? relieve sure don't you? [ nyquil bottle ] dude! [ female announcer ] tylenol® cold multi-symptom nighttime relieves nasal congestion. nyquil® cold and flu doesn't. [heart beating] [heartbeat continues] [heartbeat, music playing louder] ♪ i'm feeling better since you know me... ♪ announcer: this song was created with heartbeats of children in need. find out how it can help frontline health workers bring hope to millions of children at everybeatmatters.org. >> i barack hussein obama do solemn my swear -- >> i barack hussein obama do solemn my swear -- >> that i will execute faithfully the office of presidency of the united states. >> a famous club during the last inauguration. by monday afternoon, they will have recited the oath of office together four times. only fdr with match that. joining me now, doug brinkley and doris kearns goodwin. welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> thank
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am PST
michele obama walked out on stage in that memorable white gown by jason wu, overnight, the designer became a household name. >> so take me to that moment, where she walked out. >> i was screaming at the top of my lungs. that's me. >> who will be the lucky one four years later? >> it's really brilliant what she's done in keeping a secret i have to say. in the previous administrations while there was always interest in what the first lady wore, there was never this kind of red carpet moment. >> reporter: sources close to the process say what started out as a 20 designer field for the inaugural gown has whittled down to two. two designers who have a shot at worldwide fame. so who are they? likely a new york based designer and quite possibly one who is emerging versus a established. around thanksgiving, designers submit sketches. garments are made. there are fittings and more fittings. the gowns are actually shuttled back and forth between new york and d.c. and because these designers don't have direct access to the first lady, they have mannequins made in her likeness that live in thei
FOX News
Jan 19, 2013 11:30pm EST
from cbs news white house correspondent major garrett, formerly of this network. it was mr. obama's final news conference of his first term. so, what did you think, judy, about the questions that the president received? only seven of them for a news conference. the answers went on very long. >> you might even say stonewalling answers, each answer was roughly the equivalent of about seven and a half minutes. no wonder there's no time for follow-ups. look, the white house press corps, how many times do we have to talk about it. other than major garrett, who was a sight to see there, even jake tapper said, oh, yes, major always asks good questions, when he was on fox we didn't call on him much. that's what this is about. the white house press corps has to be more skeptical. >> and partially a technical plight. one way he filibusters or runs out the clock, change the way the mic would be, they used to be shotgun mics and now they pass down the aisle, it looks like a high school deal and you don't get the follow-up questions. two or three follow-ups you didn't hear and only heard the pre
FOX News
Jan 19, 2013 8:30pm PST
wrote in the national review, barack obama set a new standard for stupidly exploittative white house events. >> i think that's really an unfair criticism. it was children who were killed at sandy hook, and it was children who had written to the president saying this is what we can do, can you do something? it was an emotional pitch, yes, it was against an organization as kirsten says owns the congress and i think it's fair game. >> jon: the l.a. times, jim called the president's production, big, bold and brassy. >> right. of course, if it had been under reagan or bush 41 or 43 they would have called it deferesque, as in mike defer, would have said it was-- the showmanship and pageantry here part of television chug television news and can't complain about it too much, but it's situational when it's good when democrats do it, bad when republicans do it. >> jon: and then the nra ad that came out this week, and t the-- it blasts nbc news anchor david gregory as being sort of elitist and a hypocrite. what do you think, kirsten? >> well, i mean, the ad probably -- they're trying to this ta
PBS
Jan 19, 2013 4:00pm PST
performance of barack obama and the white house. it's independent of forces and circumstances that i could not possibly foresee or predict when i wrote the poem. the poem is about transcendence of a historical moment. it was triggered by a very historical moment, but it seeks to transcend the historical moment because it is very much about breaking away taken-for-granted realities. >> taken-for-granted realities. >> yes. >> which is? >> that the world is as we see it and it always will be. >> hmm. a >> and poets have been saying this for centuries. poets have been trying to get across this message in one form or another. william blake, the great english poet, wrote in one of his prov epro proverbs, what was once proved is now only imagined. >> of course, they thought of him as a madman. >> absolutely. >> what do you take that to mean? >> i take it to mean that all we have to do is look at history to see that things change, and we cannot possibly imagine at the moment of our existence how they will change. we have to have a certain kind of faith. it's paradoxical, but i believe that m
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
arlington national cemetery, and then at noon in the white house president obama received the official oath of office from chief justice john roberts, which the constitution requires on january 20th. we have team coverage of this inauguration sunday. darcy spencer is downtown where metro has seen double the typical sunday ridership. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell tracking the inauguration day forecast. we start with chris gordon live on capitol hill. a lot of excitement in the air around d.c. today, chris. >> reporter: good evening. you could see at this hour on the mall people are milling about. it's a beautiful evening and the people are very friendly and excited down here. crowds, traffic growing. tomorrow the focus of the world will be on the u.s. capitol for the inauguration, and today some of the people participating in inaugural activities got a front row view of history. long lines of people waited to get into metropolitan ame, the oldest african methodist episcopal church in washington, d.c., to be with the president and first family. >> i'm very much excited. all the way fr
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 6:30pm EST
-laying and president obama took the oath at the white house. here is a look at the events today. vice president of the united states, accompanied by justice sonia sotomayor. [applause] >> the vice president has asked for -- ask that we bless the occasion with prayer. so, let us pray. the profit micah reclaims did you have been told, mortal, what is good, and what the board requires a view, only to do justice and love goodness, walking calmly with your dog. -- god. gracious god, we ask your blessing on your servant, joseph, as he renews the pledge he made to his country. in all the complexities that, this world, give us your wisdom so that he can know what is good and give him the courage to always do what is right. walk close by him so that he can do justice and labored tirelessly for a more just and gentle world. empower him to be a voice for those without a voice. for those on the margins, so easy -- easily overlook, you will judge us all for how we care for those among us. continue to give him the humility to call upon him in times of need and with the gift of faith given to him by
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 12:00am EST
. president obama begins his second term dairy sunday, the official ceremony at the white house, live shortly before noon. monday, the public inaugural ceremonies with the swearing in at noon eastern at the u.s. capitol and other inaugural festivities, including the capitol luncheon and afternoon trade. but all that coverage begins at 7:00 a.m. eastern time on c- span. throughout the day, the conversation by phone, on facebook and don twitter -- and on twitter. >> throughout inauguration day, our web site will have added features, including video feed from our c-span crews. video-on-demand at the day's major events, and a visible -- visual blog page. all at c-span.org. >> next, highlights, 20009 and migration of president obama. -- highlight from the 2009 in auguratino of president obama. >> i thought it was important for the historical record to present our perspective. also i think currently for people to understand there were different policy choices and options. and if we want to prevent another crisis from happening, i felt the public needed to engage more on financial reform, ed
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
the case, in case the allegations are false. >> now to the nation's capital. tomorrow at the white house president obama will be sworn in for a second term. the public inaugural ceremony will happen on monday. president obama declared today a national day of service in keeping with the spirit of monday's martin luther king holiday. the president and first lady did some volunteer work and this evening mrs. obama helped host an inaugural celebration for young people and military families. nbc's brian moore has the story from washington. >> reporter: in the nation's capital an inaugural ball for military kids and their families. >> welcome, welcome, welcome! >> reporter: who better to usher in the star-studded concert than usher himself. >> an incredible event just for you guys because the youth matter. >> caty perry lit up the stage, too. ♪ we can dance until we die. >> reporter: but not even she could eclipse the real star of the show, first lady michelle obama. >> this is what inauguration is all about. it about celebrating who we are as americans and all the things that make thi
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am PST
returning to the white house for mr. obama's swearing-in ceremony. mo rocca will be looking at the inauguration ways and history throughout the morning beginning at the beginning. >> reporter: new york city april 30, 1789. the inaugural inaugural. george washington places his hand on a bible and takes the oath of office as the president of the united states. four future presidents would take the oath on that same bible. >> i dwight d. eisenhower jimmy carter do solemnly swear >> i george herbert walker bush reporter: today you can see that bible at federal hall in new york city, the site of that first swearing-in. to think that his hand touched that. >> yes and not only that, his lips actually kissed the pages in that book >> reporter: national park service ranger ed pinelle says this bible was actually an afterthought. >> everything is prepared for the event. soldiers were in their best uniform. the city officials were in place to receive him. they come to a point where they're about to give the oath. and there's no bible. >> reporter: the nearest bible they could find from st. jo
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am EST
, president obama invited historians including david mccullough to the white house. looking for guidance from past presidents. >> washington, adams, lincoln reporter: but mr. obama may be surprised at one a digs to the list whom mccullough now considers one of the greatest. >> and gerald ford reporter: gerald ford? ferld ford reporter: why? because gerald ford was a very good president. >> reporter: of all the presidents that you could have mentioned, gerald ford would never... >> because he seemed ordinary reporter: ... come to my mind he seemed ordinary to people reporter: but you say... i think gerald ford is one of the most interesting stories in the whole history of the presidency. he made one of the bravest decisions of any of the presidents. >> i shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow >> reporter: from one of the worst moments in presidential history... >> i gerald r. ford reporter: ... came one that many now consider the finest. >> a full, free and absolute pardon unto richard nixon >> an act of political courage that truly healed the country. >> reporter: david gergen
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
times now at the white house and have what we call a historians dinner and talk to president obama. they're off the record, but i think it's fair to say he likes talking about presidential history and likes hearing about abraham lincoln. he's from illinois and really cares about lincoln. he's aware of lincoln's famous second inaugural. but also theodore roosevelt, dwight eisenhower, ronald reagan. i look at it more as a form of relaxation for the president when we get to meet him. he gets to chew the fat a lit bit about past presidents. >> doris, you're a presidential expert, how do you rate president obama in the pantheon of great presidents? or just presidents? >> well, you know, when you think about the great presidents, great necessities call forth great leaders. so george washington, abraham lincoln, fdr had a huge crises to face. obama had a pretty big crisis to face. he did accomplish in health care something since presidents since teddy roosevelt have been trying to accomplish. but i think most importantly, we'll see now the fact that he's got a second term, that's really i
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
the obama's brought into the white house. if we are meant to be still and reflect on it, let's reflect. one is the bust of martin luther king jr. that is there in the oval office. tell us about that. >> that is made by the artist charles alston, my great uncle. when obama came into office, a few days later, he removed winston churchhill and brought in this one. he has lincoln and king. on this weekend, in particular, that resonance is just perfect. >> there's another king moment in terms of art. the "i am a man" part of the memphis sanitation workers strike when dr. king was assassinated. talk to me about that piece. >> it's a text painting by an artist who works with just like that sign that we know so well from the iconic protests. he transforms that into art recognizing that we look at language as a visual thing as well when we take in art. the past is refigured in the present moment. we bring forward the king moment. more importantly, as you mentioned, the memphis sanitation workers strike moment thinking of how we got to where we are. >> it says labor and race and identity. >> yes
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 7:30am PST
obama. the state white house senior adviser will join this morning at 8:30 a.m. here on cbs 5. >>> the bart station is back up and running today after a shootout killed a man. that happened yesterday afternoon at the station's bus loading zone. bart shut down the station soon after the shooting happened. it reopened around 7:00 last night. according to officers, there may have been more than one person responsible. in fact, they are looking at two separate groups that may have been shooting at each other. a 40-year-old man was caught in the cross fire and killed. paramedics transported another woman to the hospital, but she is expected to live. officers arrested a 16-year-old suspect and they are looking for three more. >> we don't have a number of shootings, whether in daylight or nighttime. so this is atypical. >> some witnesses were interviewed at the scene. >>> and rescue crews in hawaii found the bodies of two men from san francisco and they're blaming the deaths on the high surf. yesterday off the island. officials say a 46-year-old and 47-year-old were both exploring the rocks a
CW
Jan 19, 2013 10:00pm PST
the greatest military on earth. >> president obama will take the oath of office at the white house on sunday. the date set out in the constitution. but crews are busy making sure everything will be ready for the big public ceremony. >> seating has been set up outside of the capitol to hold some of the 800,000 people expected here on monday, a much smaller crowd than four years ago. this family came all the way from california. >> i'm going to feel so great to see him take that oath one more time. >> the three-day celebration kicked off with a national day of service. the president pitched in at a washington, d.c. elementary school. >> everybody here, adults to children, understands the importance of giving back. >> 17-year-old madelyn hart net and other students sent messages to seven is members -- to service members overseas. >> we had the opportunity to give back to our troops to give them cards to tell them we love them. >> organizers say service events took place in all 50 states. >> now the president created this national day of service and he is hoping that it is continued under
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 3:00pm EST
here at the white house right now. we have a good look at sasha obama, the youngest daugt e of the oobamas today after the swearing in took place and she looked at her dad and said, you didn't mess it up. he said i didn't, and it was a cute moment there. and there was a candlelight session that took place here, and tomorrow the ceremonies really pick up, and the first family will be 100 yards from where i am standing at the reviewing stand and they will be watching the parade as it passes and the inaugural planners will be hoping that the weather holds, because it is a spectacular day in the 60 compared to temperatures in the teens and windchills in the 40s a four years ago. and that is not the case here. the president and the family will walk over to the st. john's church and the church of the president as it is so often known for the first family before the inaugural swearing in and then the parade and then the ball, and ten of them four years ago, but just two, and still pretty good ones this time around. >> peter alexander from the white house, and of course, we will come to yo
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